Pictured are two of Lewis County's heroes! General Lightburn, who fought for the Union, and General Stonewall Jackson who fought for the Confederates. They lived across the river from each other and were great friends as youngsters.
John Murphy was born on the September 1820 in County Cork, Ireland to Daniel Jervois Murphy and his wife, Susan (nee Godson). He arrived in Ipswich in 1852 and became a Storekeeper and Commission Agent.
Malala Yousafzai, a young woman who has raised her voice, despite her attackers, to make a change for our world's children to have quality education for all. She inspires youth to dream big, work hard and never give up!
David Emanuel Twiggs – July was a United States soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican-American War and a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was the oldest Confederate general in the Civil War.